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like payroll taxes for medicare and social security are putting u yo in a taker category. when the president does kind of a switcheroo like that, what he's trying to do is we are maligning these programs. so it's kind of a convenient twist of terms to try and shadow box a straw man in order to win by default. >> steve, interpret that for common people like me. because there's a lot of double talk there that i didn't hear him explain it that way when he said it originally. and it doesn't make much sense to me now that he has said this. >> no. and the entire message of the last few years of the republican party whether it's makers versus takers, whether it's the 47% theme. the 47% who supposedly don't pay taxes. they're talking about federal income tax. not state taxes, estate taxes, these sorts of things. that the republican party ran into this big problem in 2012 where that message alienated people. >> let me show you what he said in 2005 about social security. now he's talking about how people paid in and it's earned. but he said -- let me quote it. it says -- this is a quote.
of this economy. extending long term unemployment benefits, bringing about tax cuts for small businesses and the middle class. he's had the american's people's interest at heart. and we were reminded of that again today. >> if there is a step that we can take that will save even one child from what happened in newtown, we should take that step. >> that was earlier this week. in signing those executive actions on gun control, we were reminded that president obama doesn't shy away from a fight, no matter how difficult it may with. and there's no wonder, after all, this is a man who's accomplished health care reform a century in the making. >> we are a nation that does what is hard, what is necessary, what is right. we have now just enshrined, as soon as i sign this bill, the core principle that everybody should have some basic security when it comes to their health care. >> our president did all of that while facing a party whose number one goal was to defeat him with billionaires spending mountains of money against him. with being called a food stamp president. with people questioning the
is borrowed and which is paid for through taxes. they're making a philosophical point. i don't doubt the sincerity. he cares about deficits. but at a time like this, it's a delay. and i don't know how he can square his sympathy for victims because he was a victim, too, at one point with this political point he wants to make about budget. yes. there is discussion to be had about budgets and deficits. but right now this has a real impact, these delays. so making the point about deficits is stopping people from getting the help they need. and if he wants to have that debate, have it in the bigger context. this $60 billion, it's a drop in the ocean of bigger debt problems and they are long-term debt problems. they need to talk about them, but this isn't the point or time to do it. there's a time and place. this isn't it. >> and my point is -- i don't want to just beat up on congressman mulvaney. 137 voted for this. >> at least he had the guts to defend himself. >> people in this country that we have gotten to the point in politics where now we can watch with a complete detachment people
. he's going after taxes, gun control, immigration, all issues that democrats have really not had the courage to take on. >> he's going with a really big hand. just 17% of republicans do. but, really, given these numbers, joe, he can go around some of these far right wingers. he has enough support without caving into them. >> don't forget this, and they eluded to it today, that election apparatus, which he now doesn't have to use to get elected because he'll never run for public office, again, i assume. but he can now use it for public opinion. i know what you're going to be doing tomorrow on your radio show and that is we're going to be using our apparatus to get this gun control measures through and put the pressure on the united states congress. and i think we'll be very successful at that. but his apparatus is in place. and that's something that the united states congress doesn't have. >> and, patricia, not only his apparatus, but the fact that he's been able to succumb and to even rise above and go and advance and thrive has given him a lot of confidence. when you look at the
are passed the point where we have to work so hard to pay $3 for a poll tax receipt. but it sends a message to america that even though we have moved forward, be aware and guard your rights because there are different methods of disenfranchisement. >> well, i think when you walk on that stage and that platform, it symbolizes and personifies all of that. myrlie, congratulations on your honor. thank you for being you. half a century later, looking great and standing up for the dream of medgar evers. >> and thank you for you. >> we'll be right back. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. wears off. [ female announcer ] stop searching and start repairing. eucerin professional repair moisturizes while actually repairing very dry skin. the end of trial and error has arrived. try a free sample at eucerinus.com.
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